Steamboat briefs: Streets to close for Rocky Mountain Mustang event |

Steamboat briefs: Streets to close for Rocky Mountain Mustang event

Street closures have been announced for the upcoming Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup’s Show’ N ’Shine event. The following streets will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

■ Lincoln Avenue — eastbound and westbound lanes, Lincoln at Fifth Street to Lincoln at 11th Street

■ Seventh and Eighth streets from Lincoln Avenue to the alley on the Oak Street side.

■ Sixth, Eighth, Ninth and 10th streets from Lincoln Avenue to the alley on the Yampa side.

In addition, Seventh Street from Lincoln Avenue to Yampa Street will also be closed for the Farmers Market.

As in past years, the city’s special event officers will be assisting during each event with traffic detours and any other traffic/emergency needs. “No Overnight Parking” signs will be posted the day before the street closures.

Pro Challenge organizers seek volunteers for race

USA Pro Challenge cycling races are coming to Steamboat Aug 17 and 18, with numerous ancillary events scheduled during the two race days. More than 500 volunteers are needed to run the event, including more than 250 course marshals along the race route. Sign up now to get the best volunteers jobs, including close-up views and interaction with the world’s best cyclists. Visit and select the Steamboat stages. No experience necessary; training will be provided. All volunteers get a T-shirt. Email for more information.

Workforce center offers free workshops this month

The Steamboat Workforce Center will hold workshops for job seekers every Tuesday throughout the month.

The workshops will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Workforce Center, 425 Anglers Drive.

The schedule includes:

■ Tuesday — How to use a account

■ June 23 — How to create and use an email account

■ June 30 — Resume building

Call 970-879-3075 for more information and to sign up for the classes.

Registration now open for learn-to-skate program

Registration for Howelsen Ice Arena’s summer Learn to Skate program is now open. Two four-week sessions are offered at reduced costs, and there are new mix-and-match class dates with a five-class punch card good for the entire summer. Classes begin Tuesday and will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Learn to ice skate and initiation to hockey classes are open to children ages 3 1/2 and older. Visit for more information.

Volunteers needed for hot springs trail maintenance

Routt County Riders and the U.S. Forest Service will lead a second trail work day on the Hot Springs Trail from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 20. The group will continue repairing and re-routing a 1,000-foot portion of the trail that was washed out this spring.

Volunteers are needed to assist with the trail maintenance project and should meet at 8:45 a.m. just past where the pavement ends on Routt County Road 36, the road that leads to the Strawberry Park Hot Springs. Volunteers will be shuttled to the work area.

Tools will be provided; volunteers should wear sturdy shoes and bring work gloves, a backpack, sunscreen, rain gear, a cap and water. Following the work session, volunteers can enjoy lunch donated by Freshies and beverages donated by New Belgium Brewing Company at approximately 1 p.m.

Please RSVP to or by registering at for more information.

Council invites artists to contribute to art display

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council invites artists to contribute to a public art display at the 41st annual Art in the Park festival. The “Shade Brigade” is a group of artists working independently to paint banners donated by Main Street Steamboat. These banners will be displayed creatively during Art in the Park on July 11 and 12 to address the shade shortage in West Lincoln Park. Finished art work must be delivered to the Depot by July 6. All proceeds go to the Arts Council. Call 970-879-9008 for more information.

VNA cannot process birth certificates this week only

Birth certificates will not be available at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association in Steamboat Springs June 15 to 19. Birth certificates can be processed at the Craig VNA, 745 Russell St. Call 970-879-1632 for more information.

School holds strength training high school students

Steamboat Springs High School Football will be holding summer strength training at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in the high school weight room for athletes in ninth through 12th grades. In addition, seven-on-seven, throwing, catching, punting and kicking will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on the Turf field. The sessions will continue through Aug. 6. Call 970- 871-3655 for more information.

Supplies available for local art educators at a center

Local arts educators now have access to recycled or donated art supplies through the new Create Space program at the Steamboat Springs Arts Council at The Depot Art Center. For more information,, call 970-879-9008 or visit

Food bank in Hayden will distribute food as needed

The Hayden Community Food Bank and outreach ministry of Hayden Congregational Church will distribute food on an as-needed basis. Call Theresa Stivers at 970-276-2507.

Volunteer greeters needed at Steamboat Art Museum

Steamboat Art Museum is looking for volunteers to assist in greeting visitors, assisting in special events or working in the museum’s store.

Shifts are 3 1/2 hours, one day per week Tuesdays through Saturdays during the summer and winter exhibits. 

Perks include getting to enjoy the fabulous art exhibits, meeting exhibiting artists at exhibit openings, free admission to all Saturday lectures during exhibit opening and meeting visitors from all across the country and world.

Those interested in volunteering may call Dottie at 970-870-1755 or email

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